CSO Staff and Contact Information

CSO Staff 

Ferris State University Charter Schools Office
1020 E. Maple Street
Big Rapids, MI 49307-1676

Phone: (231) 591-5802     Fax: (231) 796-1448

Staff Position Phone Email
Ronald Rizzo Director (231) 591-5807 RonaldRizzo@ferris.edu
VACANT Associate Director (231) 591-5809  
Charissa Talsma Academic Assessment Specialist (231) 591-5805 CharissaTalsma@ferris.edu
Mindy Britton Compliance Auditor/Board Liaison (231) 591-5804 MindyBritton@ferris.edu
Susan Lewis Secretary to the Director (231) 591-5802 SusanLewis@ferris.edu
Susan Bachinski Secretary Level 2 (231) 591-5806 SusanBachinski@ferris.edu
Kelley Bearer Clerical Assistant (231) 591-5803 KelleyBearer@ferris.edu
Laura Emshanov Field Representative (231) 591-5802 LauraEmshanov@ferris.edu
John Hackett Field Representative (231) 591-5802 JohnHackett@ferris.edu
Phyllis Robinson Field Representative (231) 591-5802 PhyllisRobinson@ferris.edu
Art Willick Field Representative (231) 591-5802 LWillick@ferris.edu
James Scholten Field Representative (231) 591-5802 JamesScholten@ferris.edu
Don Haist Field Representative (231) 591-5802 DonHaist@ferris.edu